Kevin Hunter chose not to say something when rumors of his infidelity spread like scandalous wildfire across the Net.
But the polarizing husband of Wendy Williams now has one thing critical to say.
In the wake of the speak show host admitting this week that she’s residing in a sober living facility in order to deal with her ongoing substance abuse concerns, Hunter has opened up to Entertainment Tonight.
“Wendy is carrying out effectively. We’re carrying out effectively as a loved ones. We are moving forward with functioning on her sobriety and carrying out the operate to support other individuals, not just ourselves,” stated Hunter.
Getting been married to the star given that 1997, Hunter added:
“It is a loved ones method. Anyone that has to deal with this knows this a loved ones method… and we are dealing with it and moving forward.”
Williams has stated in the previous that she struggled with cocaine use.
Nevertheless, there was no indication that she had relapsed or fallen off the wagon till she candidly addressed her viewers on Tuesday.
“For some time now, and even currently and beyond, I have been living in a sober property,” she says in the video beneath, explaining that no one particular outdoors of her husband knew about this scenario till she produced it public and adding:
“Nobody knew due to the fact I appear so glamorous out right here.
“Soon after I finish my appointments, seeing my brothers and sisters, breaking bread, I am driven by my 24-hour sober coach back to the property that I reside in right here in the tri-state with a bunch of smelly boys who have develop into my loved ones.”
Earlier this month, Williams and Hunter began the 888-5HUNTER hotline.
It is meant to help these impacted by drug addiction and substance abuse.
“So, this is my autobiographical story, and I am living it. I am telling you this,” Williams’ stated on air, fighting back tears.
The doors at Williams’ sober living property are locked and the lights are turned out at 10 each and every evening.
“So I go to my area, and I stare at the ceiling and I fall asleep to wake up and come back right here to see you. So that is my truth,” she shared, to applause from the audience.
“I know, either you are calling me crazy or the bravest lady you know. I do not care.”
Williams and Hunter, meanwhile, have been not too long ago in the news for a different individual explanation, unrelated to her addiction.
The latter has been accused of cheating massive time on Williams of getting a extended-time mistress and an complete second life outdoors of his marriage.
Williams has even discussed this rumor on her speak show, by no means specifically denying it, but saying she and Hunter are not ending their partnership any time quickly.
“You can think what you want, but… I stand by my guy. We commuted this morning,” she stated in early January, adding:
“All is effectively in Hunterville. Do not think the hype and if there was hype, think me you – I would let you know.”